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  • Psychedelic microdosing takes off in Silicon Valley
  • Psychedelic microdosing takes off in Silicon Valley
    Sam Barker (2016) ©
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Psychedelic microdosing takes off in Silicon Valley

Mental performance enhancement has become de rigeur in Silicon Valley, where it can feel like any competitive edge can make or break a career. But when liquid meals and buttered coffee aren’t enough, some workers are turning to tiny doses of psychedelics to boost their productivity.

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